[Dev] Problems when external/ and/or internal/ out of sync with
rae at osafoundation.org
Mon Mar 6 15:15:21 PST 2006
On Mar 6, 2006, at 16:57, Mike Taylor wrote:
> The change I would make is what we started to discuss on
> #chandler. That there be a environment var that controls what
> libraries are pulled from the branch (heikki suggested something
> like DEV=m2crypto,zanshin which I like.) This allows a dev to work
> on the lib they are interested in and *not* get hung up on other
> branch work for libs they are not interested in.
> Also, to clarify something, *all* release, checkpoint, milestone,
> whatever is done only to the trunk and that the merge only happens
> from the branch to the trunk. This allows all new library updates
> to flow in one direction and will greatly simplify the merge
r.e. "DEV=m2crypto,zanshin" -- Instead of "," perhaps we should
choose a separator that is less likely to be used in a future branch
name. I just can see someone naming a future branch "special-
jpg,png,tiff" or something like that.
How about ':' (Unix path-ish), or ';' (DOS path-ish)?
Perusing the doc, it appears that any valid URL character, or URL-
encoded character is legal (so UTF-8 is legal).
Being a pain,
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